Barney’s Matchbook Cover
September 22, 2016 – 12:07 am | 3 Comments

Locals know Barney’s Corner as a gas station, but early on it was much, much more.
I believe this matchbook cover comes from around the 1940s. Back then there was food and dance.
Barney was Keith Malcom’s brother …

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1924 – Elementary School Teacher Blanche
December 31, 2016 – 9:00 am | One Comment
1924 – Elementary School Teacher Blanche

These photos come via Kay Christensen Davis and her cousin Neil Christensen. Kay’s great Aunt Blanche Christensen was a school teacher in Eatonville, and these pictures were taken in and around 1924.
“The pictures were from …

1918 Basketball Team
November 29, 2015 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
1918 Basketball Team

My understanding is that the 1918 Eatonville High School Basketball team were champions.
Thank you Terry Larson for providing the following information:
From the Eatonville Dispatch, page 1, column 1, Feb. 22, 1918:
EATONVILLE 18 ROY 17
The Eatonville High …

May Day Program 1952 (33rd Annual Community Day)
August 13, 2015 – 8:57 pm | No Comment
May Day Program 1952 (33rd Annual Community Day)

Thank you Dick Logston for providing this program. He says, “May Day has long been a tradition at EHS and 1952 was no exception with a lot of activities included.”
In 1952 there was sports, the …

1912 Eatonville Ads (Bridge, Kipper, Bridge, Howard & Benston)
November 19, 2014 – 3:12 am | No Comment
1912 Eatonville Ads (Bridge, Kipper, Bridge, Howard & Benston)

Want to get a glimpse of Eatonville in 1912? Just look at the advertisements. This page of ads comes from the 1912 EHS High School Catalog. You may recognize some familiar names. A. W. Bridge …

Coach Cope and his 1949 EHS Basketball Team
November 6, 2014 – 3:43 pm | 5 Comments
Coach Cope and his 1949 EHS Basketball Team

Coach Ernie Cope (top left) stands next to his 1949 EHS Basketball team. “Cope was a coach at the old Kapowsin high school in the early forties before coaching at Eatonville. His first Eatonville Basketball team was in …

EHS Class of 1961
June 25, 2014 – 5:08 pm | 2 Comments
EHS Class of 1961

Another class of Eatonville graduates just left the nest and are headed out for untold adventures.
Here’s the class of 1961. See how many you can name.
Looks like Rich Williams wins. He knew them all:
Front Row: …

1928 EHS Basketball Team
March 29, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment
1928 EHS Basketball Team

The 1928 EHS basketball team was small buy mighty. Pictures left to right: Beaureau, Williams, Hortenstine, Fitzer, Smith, Brown, Webster and coach Hugh Beckett.
Photo courtesy of Pat Van Eaton.
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EHS 1925
February 16, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment
EHS 1925

It’s 1925. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby is published in April. In June the Chrysler Corporation was founded and in London the double-decker bus is introduced.
Back in Eatonville, in 1925, this was the EHS student …

Eatonville High School Opens in 1916
May 16, 2013 – 3:19 am | No Comment
Eatonville High School Opens in 1916

Eatonville’s 1916 high school was quite the school. It was head of its time with swimming pool, contemporary cafeteria, and state-of-the-art classrooms and auditorium.
People were blown away by this modern school and it was written …

EHS Girls Basketball Team (1920)
March 13, 2013 – 9:00 am | One Comment
EHS Girls Basketball Team (1920)

The 1920 Eatonville High School girls’ basketball team posed outside the high school for this shot.
Left to right: Ida Hedborg, Louise Hekel, Anna Hats, Ann Erickson, Emma Coffman and Nettie Conrad.
Photo courtesy of Carl Linden.
Click on …